Replacement Handle for Big Green Egg BGE - Exotic Hardwood - Sapele
This is a direct replacement handle for newer Large and XL Big Green Egg - BGE. This handle is made from exotic hardwood Sapele and laser engraved. Sapele is a hardwood from Tropical Africa. It is extremely hard and resilient to weather and insects. You can choose from stock engravings or choose your own. The exotic hardwood should last many years longer that standard handles.
Great Christmas Gift for Dad, Husband, Friend, or Grill Master
The handle measures 9"W x 1-5/8" Tall and 1-1/2" Thick.
About Sapele (From Wood Database)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a golden to dark reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Besides the common ribbon pattern seen on quartersawn boards, Sapele is also known for a wide variety of other figured grain patterns, such as: pommele, quilted, mottled, wavy, beeswing, and fiddleback.
Grain/Texture: Grain is interlocked, and sometimes wavy. Fine uniform texture and good natural luster.
Endgrain: Diffuse-porous; large pores in no specific arrangement, few; solitary and radial multiples of 2-3; reddish brown deposits occasionally present; parenchyma diffuse-in-aggregates, unilateral, and marginal; rays narrow to medium, spacing normal; ripple marks present.
Rot Resistance: Heartwood ranges from moderately durable to very durable in regard to decay resistance. Moderate insect/borer resistance.
* The pictures of other color handles are only to represent engraving options.